- a devotee of archery; archer.
Origin of toxophilite
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Toxophilite, tok-sof′i-līt, n. a lover of archery: an archer.
- an archer
- of or relating to archery
Word Origin for toxophilite
C18: from Toxophilus, the title of a book (1545) by Ascham, designed to mean: a lover of the bow, from Greek toxon bow + philos loving
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